Reinventing Indonesia’s supply chain through digital collaboration

Have you ever experienced a lost package when you shop online? Or did your package ever take too much time to arrive at your doorstep when you needed it most? Though serving as the backbone of Indonesia’s economy, the logistics industry still has several flaws. Particularly, inefficiencies in the logistics sector in the country with over 17,000 islands are due to unconnected national supply chain information. This creates a dynamic yet challenging distribution flow.

Exploring Southeast Asia’s logistics horizon

The ongoing problem of high logistics costs has affected the world since COVID-19 began, and Southeast Asia hasn't been spared. The steep expenditure is driven by several factors, such as supply and demand disruptions, geopolitical and economic uncertainty, compounded by surging inflation, and amongst others.

Artificial Intelligence in Indonesia: The current state and its opportunities

Most of the breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) development are happening elsewhere, but Indonesia is not lagging behind. With a young, tech-savvy population and favorable macroeconomic trends, Indonesian companies are beginning to adopt and advance on AI's vast opportunities. Local and international investors are also eyeing AI's potential for Southeast Asia's largest economy.

Efforts to achieve logistics efficiency: Andree Susanto, Founder & CEO of Waresix

In the growth of the digital economy, what we do as a catalyst is to accelerate the flow of information and relate it to existing problems. In the logistics sector, we get information faster so we can improvise from a planning perspective. We can also find out where the warehouse is full or the port is waiting in line, then we can arrange a better plan.

How tech startups navigate the business in the global uncertainty

Lately, the promising future offered by the tech industry has been clouded by several issues, ranging from declining valuations to massive employee cuts. Global uncertainty is heightened by several downside risks, such as rising inflation, US interest rate hikes, energy and food price volatility, and the geopolitical threats from the Russia - Ukraine war.

East Ventures 2021 recap: 80+ deals made across SEA’s fastest growing sectors, aiming for sector diversification in 2022

Welcoming the new year of 2022, East Ventures is taking this opportunity to look back and reflect on the year 2021. Just like the rest of the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has also severely impacted our ecosystem—not only Indonesia, but it also took a heavy toll on Singapore and other SEA countries as well.

East Ventures di 2021: 80+ deal di berbagai sektor unggul di Asia Tenggara rampung, mengincar diversifikasi sektor di tahun 2022

Menyambut tahun 2022, East Ventures mengambil kesempatan ini untuk melihat kembali dan merefleksikan tahun 2021. Sama seperti di seluruh dunia, pandemi COVID-19 juga memberikan dampak yang sangat besar pada ekosistem kami—tidak hanya di Indonesia, namun juga Singapura dan negara-negara Asia Tenggara lainnya.